The Smashing of the Bell

Brustein, Robert
August 1995
New Republic;8/14/95, Vol. 213 Issue 7, p26
Criticizes a proposal that would make a 40% cuts in the 1996 budget for the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Importance of a government subsidy for the organizations; Significance of the arts and the humanities to the nation; Misrepresentation of the functions of the organizations; Implications of the repercussions of the extinction of the endowments for culture.


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